Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Biostatistician)



The School of Clinical Medicine The School of Clinical Medicine has a strong focus on the delivery of both phases of the Medicine program across a number of sites within the Brisbane metropolitan area, including but not limited to, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston; the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba as well as QE2 and Redlands Hospitals; the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside as well as Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals; Mater and Queensland Childrens Hospitals, South Brisbane; Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich; Greenslopes Private Hospital, Greenslopes; the Primary Care Clinical Unit, Herston and the St Lucia Campus. Leadership at each site is provided by an experienced academic with responsibility for budget and financial matters, human resource matters and facility management. The School consists of academic staff members across all clinical disciplines and more than 2500 academic title holders.

About This Opportunity This is a newly created position to support the Cardiology Program in providing statistical advice and services to support research activities. The role will primarily be responsible for leading the analysis of large-scale linked national data on hospitalisations to assess patient outcomes. Moreover, the role will also be responsible for assisting in the development and delivery of teaching in epidemiological methods and statistics to students and the clinical team and engagement initiatives such as managing the administrative and financial aspects of the preparation of research grant applications.

Our Ideal Candidate We are seeking candidates with a High-level statistical programming and analytical skills in SAS, skills in data acquisition, management, cleaning and data processing for research studies. The successful applicant will also be an expert in statistical methods in applied health research, be able to conduct analysis of large-scale health care data, and have demonstrated experience in the application of multivariate statistical methods. You must have the potential to develop a strong publication record with experience in leading or supporting past publications and have evidence of a contribution to research, including successful external grant applications.

To succeed in this position you must be reliable, professional and flexible with a strong desire to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote academic discipline at the university and wider community level. You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity. We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University.

Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

au . What We Can Offer This is a full-time, fixed term position for 12 months at Academic level A. The base salary will be in the r.

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28 May 2020


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